Learning the Bodhran

Story Title: Learning the Bodhran
Episode: 2
Broadcast Date: 9th November 2013
Presenter: Kim Syrus

One of the greatest experiences you will ever have on your trip to Ireland will be listening to traditional Irish music. It's a joyous experience and something you will never forget

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  • The most common place to enjoy it is the local pub, and that's pretty much the local pub anywhere but if you want to visit one special place check out the most unique bar and restaurant in Ireland, The Church on Jervis st in the heart of Dublin
  • The Bodhran is an amazing drum that's design allows the player to be more expressive simply by using the palm of their hand in different ways
  • Its is believed the drum was used as a way to call warriors to war
  • Although it may appear simple to play the Bodhran is one of the hardest Irish instruments to learn
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